Veronica Smith set to skip Panthers at AUS Curling Ch’ships Feb. 8-11

Veronica Smith is once again representing UPEI at the Subway Atlantic University Sport Curling Championships, February 8-11 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. UPEI has not entered a men’s team.

UPEI Photo: Veronica Smith

The UPEI Panthers curling team consists of a new foursome that has members who have seen AUS action within the last 6 years. The Women’s Panther team consists of the following players;

Veronica Smith (Skip) 5th year 

Sabrina Smith (Third) 2nd year

Chloe McCloskey (Second) 1st year 

Meghan Ching (First) 2nd Year

Live scoring will be provided by Curling Canada at the following links:

AUS Women:!/competitions/3450

AUS Men:!/competitions/3449

Web streaming will be provided by BellAliant. Games on sheets 2 and 3 will be covered, and the schedule will be listed next week at:

Here is the schedule:

    Capital Winter Club, Fredericton, NB  
  Draw Time Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 Ice 5  
Thursday, February 8th   * all athletes must provide a valid government or university photo ID before competing  
Draw #1 1:30 PM St. FX vs. DAL UNB vs. MUN DAL vs. ACADIA UPEI vs. Mount A   * teams listed first throw red rocks and practice first
Team Meeting 5:00 PM All teams must be present – Team Meeting with Chief Umpire
Opening Ceremony 5:15 PM All teams must be present – Opening Ceremony  
Draw #2 6:30 PM St. FX vs. MUN St. FX vs. SMU SMU vs. UNB UNB vs. UPEI MUN vs. Mount A * all games are 8 ends
Team Social 8:45 PM Team Social for all athletes and coaches at the Capital Winter Club  No background colour – Men’s games
Friday, February 9th     Purple – Women’s games
Draw #3 9:30 AM MUN vs. St. FX DAL vs. UNB Mount A vs. SMU SMU vs. ACADIA DAL vs. UNB  
Draw #4 2:00 PM   SMU vs. St. FX DAL vs. UPEI MUN vs. DAL    
Draw #5 7:00 PM SMU vs. UPEI MUN vs. DAL St. FX vs. UNB UNB vs. St. FX MUN vs. ACADIA  
Saturday, February 10th      
Draw #6 9:30 AM ACADIA vs. St. FX Mount A vs. UNB MUN vs. SMU SMU vs. DAL UPEI vs. MUN  
Draw #7 2:00 PM UNB vs. SMU UNB vs. MUN St. FX vs. DAL Mount A vs. St. FX    
Draw #8 7:00 PM DAL vs. Mount A UPEI vs. St. FX SMU vs. MUN DAL vs. SMU ACADIA vs.UNB  
Sunday, February 11th       
Semi-Finals 9:00 AM Women’s Semi-Final Men’s Semi-Final Women’s Semi-Final Men’s Semi-Final    
Championship Finals 1:00 PM   Women’s Final Men’s Final      
Closing Ceremony 3:15 PM    


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